Wirral MP Alison McGovern cries in parliament as she remembers work of Jo Cox
Wirral MP Alison McGovern wept in Parliament today while honouring the work of friend Jo Cox who was killed after being shot and stabbed in the street.
The Labour politician was overcome with emotion as she remembered her colleague’s battle against “unspeakable evil” in Syria and the carnage that has killed thousands.
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The Wirral South MP’s speech faltered when she said: “I cannot help noticing that in serving as co-chair of the Friends of Syria group I am taking up the role of my friend Jo Cox.
“She would have been here and she... read more
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